Germany's foreign-language Oscar submission is a worthy, somewhat dry adaptation of novelist Friedrich Durrenmatt's last novel, "Justiz." The very nature of justice and its elusive qualities provide…
United Artists is oiling the guns and dusting off the piano wire: A remake of the 1972 Charles Bronson assassin-thriller "The Mechanic" is in the works at the studio, with prolific screenwriter Dan…
Recalling the Ealing heyday of "Kind Hearts and Coronets" and "The Ladykillers," this pubcast production marries England's key comic virtues -- broad slapstick, rampant xenophobia, blinding fear of…
River Phoenix died of a massive drug overdose, a spokesman for the Los Angeles CountyCoroner's office said Friday following completion of an autopsy.
A rare Canadian family drama that strikes out in an original direction, "Digger" overcomes its thin script and heavy subject -- children facing mortality -- to deliver a memorable mood piece with…
The huge film industry of India has been plunged into crisis by a production crew strike that has halted filming here since Nov. 5, officials said.
Universal Pictures' "Carlito's Way" posted an opening day gross of $ 40,671 on two screens in exclusive engagements in Los Angeles and New York.
Facing the reality that the American public hates subtitles, French film producer Daniel Toscan du Plantier has made a turnabout and declared that French movies should be dubbed.
Entertainment industry pundits said Thursday that Warner Bros.' last-minute decision to move the Jack Lemmon/Walter Matthau comedy "Grumpy Old Men" into the packed holiday market may be just the…
In a move that could have scribes across Hollywood dusting off their early screenplays, Paramount topper Sherry Lansing just completed a preemptive buy of "Going West In America," the first script…
"Dark Blood," the Fine Line Features release River Phoenix was shooting at the time of his death last week, will probably shut down in the next week, producer Nik Powell said Thursday in London.